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Fall 2017

Inquiry Magazine Archive

  • Winter 2016

    Winter 2016: Energy Evolution

    From carbon dioxide conversion to landfill mining, researchers at UTA are seeking viable alternative energy options.

  • Spring 2016

    Spring 2016: Premium Blend

    Found in everything from space shuttles to dental fillings, composite materials have thoroughly infiltrated modern society. But their potential is still greatly untapped, offering researchers ample opportunity for discovery.

  • Fall 2015

    Fall 2015: Collision Course

    Within the particle showers created at the Large Hadron Collider, answers to some of the universe’s mysteries are waiting.

  • Spring 2015

    Spring 2015: Almost Human

    Model systems like pigeons can help illuminate our own evolutionary and genomic history.

  • Fall 2014

    Fall 2014: Small Wonder

    UT Arlington's tiny windmills are bringing renewable energy to a whole new scale.

  • Winter 2014

    Winter 2014: Overdue for an Overhaul

    The stability of our highways, pipelines, and even manholes is reaching a breaking point.

  • 2012

    2012: Mystery solved?

    Scientists believe they have discovered a subatomic particle that is crucial to understanding the universe.

  • 2011

    2011: Boosting brain power

    UT Arlington researchers unlock clues to the human body’s most mysterious and complex organ.

  • 2010

    2010: Powered by genetics

    UT Arlington researchers probe the hidden world of microbes in search of renewable energy sources.

  • 2009

    2009: Winning the battle against pain

    Wounded soldiers are benefiting from Robert Gatchel’s program that combines physical rehabilitation with treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • 2009

    2007: Sensing a solution

    Tiny sensors implanted in the body show promise in combating acid reflux disease, pain and other health problems.

  • 2006

    2006:Semiconductors: The next generation

    Nanotechnology researchers pursue hybrid silicon chips with life-saving potential.

  • 2005

    2005: Imaging is everything

    Biomedical engineers combat diseases with procedures that are painless to patients.



See a selection of the recent awards and honors our researchers, artists, educators, and writers have earned 

Sedrick Huckaby, art and art history professor, won the Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist Award for his sustained record of accomplishments in the visual arts.

Architecture graduate student Julia Green won a statewide design competition for her design of Texas Central Partners’ high-speed train station in downtown Dallas.

Physics Professor Ramon Lopez won the 2016 Richard Carrington Education and Public Outreach Award, given by the Space and Aeronomy section of the American Geophysical Union.

The National Association of Social Workers Foundation recognized social work Professor Catheleen Jordan as a Social Work Pioneer.

Purnendu “Sandy” Dasgupta, the Hamish Small Chair of Ion Analysis and Jenkins Garrett Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, received the 2016 Eastern Analytical Symposium’s highest honor, the Award for Outstanding Achievements in the Fields of Analytical Chemistry.

Kytai Nguyen, bioengineering professor, won the inaugural Materials Today Embracing Challenge Award.

The American Journalism Historians Association awarded the David Sloan Award for Best Faculty Paper to Erika Pribanic-Smith, communications associate professor, for her work, “Religious Newspapers and Presidential Politics, 1840-1848.”


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